About the role

Instructors work with offenders in prison to help them gain new skills and qualifications to improve their chances of finding real jobs when they’re released. Instructors teach both in the classroom and on the job. They oversee offenders' work and assess their skills in a professional manner.

Instructors have the same classification as corrections officers and, as such, complete the same initial training as corrections officers. Instructors also receive training for the teaching aspect of the role to ensure they develop the skills necessary to share their trade knowledge effectively.

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Skills we look for

 We are looking for people who:

  • are good at communicating with a range of people
  • are positive roles models and interested in helping others
  • have personal leadership skills
  • are critical thinkers
  • have high integrity and are able to work well under pressure
  • are team players, dependable and honest
  • are observant, alert and accurate.
What we can offer
  • Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm working week
  • Salary starting at $56,631
  • Four weeks' holiday annually
  • Initial Learning Pathway – one week Ara Tika (induction in Upper Hutt), then 10 weeks Corrections Officer Development Pathway (requires some time away in Upper Hutt).
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